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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Government draughtsmen

Transvaal Ordinances 1905 and 1906; Wetten van de Transvaal 1909

Published: Transvaal Government, Pretoria, 1905-1909

Edition: First

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The volumes in this small selection of ordinances of the Transvaal under colonial government - the English version for two years and the Dutch version for the last of the chosen years - are not uniformly bound, the first being full-bound in brown pebbled cloth and the others being half-bound in tan calf and brown pebbled cloth. The first has rubbed black lettering on a cream paper panel, while the other two have gilt lettering on red leather panels - one torn at the head and the other torn for half its length. The volumes are ex-library. The endpapers of one volume are cracked. Otherwise the contents of all three volumes are attractively designed, well printed, sound, unmarked and undiscoloured.

An average of 37 Acts a year saw the light in the first decade of the previous century, while two of the private ordinances in this selection established a constitution and rules for attorneys and architects.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good+
  • Size: 245 x 165; weight 2.7 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
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